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  • It bringeth foorth at the top of the branches little _yellow_ floures, and afterward small rough whitish and flat huskes, and almost round fashioned like bucklers, wherein is contained a flat seede almost like to the seed of castell or stocke gilloflers, but greater.

    Notes and Queries, Number 39, July 27, 1850

  • The treasures of this world may well be compared to huskes, for they have no kernell in them, and they that feed upon them, may soon stuffe their throats, but cannot fill their bellys; they may be choaked by them, but cannot be satisfied with them.

    Anne Bradstreet and Her Time

  • The treasures of this world may well be compared to huskes, for they have no kernell in them, and they that feed upon them, may soon stuffe their throats, but cannot fill their bellys; they may be choaked by them, but cannot be satisfied with them.

    Anne Bradstreet and Her Time

  • 2733: What's past, and what's to come, is strew'd with huskes

    Troilus and Cressida (1623 First Folio Edition)

  • 619: The fresh-brooke Mussels, wither'd roots, and huskes

    The Tempest (1623 First Folio Edition)

  • 2189: Leauing them but the shales and huskes of men.

    Henry V (1623 First Folio Edition)

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